|Occupation||Restaurant supply entrepreneur|
Oscar S. Willenzik
Willenzik was born in Lithuania. He eventually immigrated to Canada, then Tampa, Florida, and then finally settled down in Pensacola. He and his son, Oscar, launched the Pensacola Restaurant Supply Company on April 1, 1946, and quickly expanded their business from 1,600 square feet to 36,500 square feet. Ownership expanded additionally to William's other son, Norman, by 1952. Company employees eventually included Willenzik's daughters-in-law, Carla, Norman's wife, who was Oscar's secretary among other jobs at the store, and Ethel, Oscar's wife, who was the bookkeeper.
Willenzik died in 1973.
Willenzik was a member of B'nai Israel Synagogue.
His last surviving child, Julius Willenzik, passed away in 2013.
- "Historic buildings for sale." Pensacola News Journal, May 11, 2003.